Added reply in a thread André Malherbe's 1981 World Championship Honda RC 500 6/2/2021 10:19 AM

A piece of art, wonderful!

Added reply in a thread Well my weekend ended early 5/24/2021 2:36 PM

Wonder the same, and what process is best? Gears for my 83 CR480 is expensive so i want them to last long

Added reply in a thread Showa 49 conventional springs 3/19/2021 11:20 PM

A little update, i found spec of the springs and the RM springs are supposed to be 10mm longer than the YZ springs, i guess the RM springs are worn.. so i just fab a distance collar, i made them from POM.

Added reply in a thread Showa 49 conventional springs 3/12/2021 10:56 AM

Yes, stiffer springs i need. The bike is a little more heavy than the RM125 they came from, and the rider is a lot bigger than the average 125 rider.. I can order Eibach springs, but want to find locally. Everything outside country takes longer to recive ... more »

Started new thread Showa 49 conventional springs 3/11/2021 2:50 PM

Looking for springs for my -98 Showa 49mm forks. I compared to YZ 96-03 springs, and they are almost same od and length, about 0,5mm smaller od and 1-2mm shorter. Have anyone tried those springs? When i search, i find different suggestion of compatible ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Re anodizing the logo on the 84 CR250RE 2/22/2021 10:00 PM

Is not the logo a sticker?

Added reply in a thread Flip-UP facemask 2/17/2021 3:35 AM

No, white and red, big one only white

Added reply in a thread Flip-UP facemask 2/17/2021 2:30 AM

I think that is the Snowmobile version, i have the same but white (just facemask) but not as good condition as yours

Added reply in a thread MX Front Drum Brakes 1/7/2021 1:09 PM

Interesting, i had to look in my old books.. When the leading shoe have shorter brake linning, it is to reduce "drum rotation effekt", dont know the words in english, maby "servo effekt" or "Self-reinforcing"? I have problem with my DLS brake on my CR480 ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1977 Honda CR125 paint advice please 11/30/2020 10:57 AM

Wet 2K is what the factory used? If you not going to race it, no need for powder coat. And its not fun to remove if you are not satisfied..

Added reply in a thread Quick ID 11/22/2020 12:27 PM

Some GP teams in 90's used öhlins conventional forks Öhlins factory definitly have the spec/data, try contact them or a good dealer/öhlins service

Added reply in a thread Quick ID 11/22/2020 6:13 AM

Maby its hard to idetify by that picture alone.. The sticker say Öhlins and it looks like the inner forklegs are goldplated, so it probably is Öhlins fork, i think its hard to say anything moore without dimensions and the stamped numbers on the forks.. ... more »

Added reply in a thread Big Gun (big bore)#1 11/14/2020 4:03 PM

In general, yes it works But you might consider it will increase crankcase volume, maby its a benefit? If you find a piston with 5mm lower compression hight(from pin to top of piston) you will keep volume the same as before

Added reply in a thread Forkboots Showa 49mm 9/26/2020 3:20 PM

I use a Husky wheel, so i just fab a torque arm. Dont think disk looks right on a twinshock, but its heavy and a bigbore, so maby i change my mind about it.. Its illegal in twinshock class anyway, so i can build any way i want

Added reply in a thread Forkboots Showa 49mm 9/24/2020 2:44 PM

I thought the Drz had the same 45mm fork as Rmx, but you are right they have 49mm open cartridge. Thanks

Added reply in a thread Forkboots Showa 49mm 9/24/2020 1:20 PM

The plan is to try them on a CR250 -80 with 480 engine. Do you still run them on the KX?

Added reply in a thread Forkboots Showa 49mm 9/23/2020 11:23 PM

Thanks, i will look in to that

Added reply in a thread Forkboots Showa 49mm 9/23/2020 11:20 PM

Black is what im looking for, do you remember brand or seller? Cant find any on ebay..

Started new thread Forkboots Showa 49mm 9/22/2020 3:23 AM

Does anyone know where i can find forkboots that fit Showa 49mm conventional forks (RM125 -97)?

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Added reply in a thread Hydro clutch on vintage bike? 9/20/2020 2:25 PM

Magura Hymec could work, the one that have a pulling slavecylinder you use instead of wire. If they dont list your bike, you can measure the length of pulling rod you need and compare with a listed bike